To understand each habit, watch the video example and then use the worksheet to discuss that habit of mind.
Perseverance & Persistence
I can demonstrate Persistence.
I can stick to something even my work gets tough.
I can reach any goal if I try!
I can work with changes in my life.
I can change my mind and come up with different action plans.
I can deal appropriately with disappointments.
Applying Past Knowledge
I can access my prior knowledge and apply that knowledge beyond the situation in which it was learned.
Gathering Data through ALL Senses
Taking Responsible Risks
I can be adventerous.
I can be responsible in my decision making.
Remaining Open to Continuous Learning
I can learn from my experiences.
I can admit when I do not know something.
Listening with Empathy and Understanding
I can listen quietly to another express their thoughts and feelings even if I feel it is wrong.
Thinking About Thinking: Metacognition
I can be aware of how my thoughts and feelings make other people feel.
Questioning & Problem Solving
I can use my questioning skills respectfully in all my classes.
I can utilize different strategies to solve problems.
Creating, Imaging & Innovating
I can find humor in the imaginative, bizarre and unexpected things in life and laugh.
I am able to laugh at myself.
I can take my time and think before acting.
I can remain calm and reflect about my actions.
Striving for Accuracy
I can strive to always do my best.
I set high standards for myself and I check for ways to improve constantly.
Communicating with Clarity
Responding with Wonderment and Awe
I can imagine the world as an awesome and mysterious place.
I can be intrigued with the greatness and the beauty that surrounds me.
I can work in teams and learn from others.
I can demonstrate teamwork.